Category Archives: Visits

At the Sheffield General

Today we welcome Gina Bond to our merry band of Cemetery aficionados. Gina studies Human Osteology for her Masters & Funeral Archaelogy; she also works in school/college engagement and volunteers for the Pathology Museum. We venture up north to Sheffield, … Continue reading

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Highgate-on-Sea

by Sheldon Welcome, reader! You’ve probably just seen us on Inside Out taking presenter Natalie Graham around the regions graveyards and meeting a few of the characters buried within them. Brighton Extra Mural Cemetery could very easily be that other … Continue reading

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A Visit to Agatha Christie’s Grave

Agatha Christie, the world’s best selling author, was born on 15th September 1890 in Torquay. She is know as the Queen of Crime for her detective fiction stories and her two most famous detectives are Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. She … Continue reading

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Rubbing Shoulders With The Living: A Great Day Out At Nunhead Open Day

By Christina I have a leaflet in front of me about The Friends of Nunhead Cemetery. They gave it to me when I visited their stall at Nunhead Open Day on Saturday. It costs £2 a year to join and … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Crowded In Here: A Visit to Camberwell Old & New

by Christina  A few Sunday’s ago I wasn’t feeling my best and fancied a walk. I got my books about cemeteries out and found that the two grand Camberwell cemeteries were just down the road, and that they were within … Continue reading

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A Gangster’s Paradise

by Sheldon The people whose houses backed on to Chingford Mount Cemetery would be forgiven for thinking that the Resurrectionists had returned, early in the morning of the 15th of June 1934. Flickering torches slowly meandered their way through the darkness, … Continue reading

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Reasons To Visit Nunhead Cemetery

If you’re looking for a grand Victorian era cemetery in London, the guidebooks will direct you to Brompton or Highgate. But Nunhead? Where even IS it? Here’s why it’s worth finding out… by Christina My cemetery books are keen to … Continue reading

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